Azeri defence minister, British diplomat discuss ties, Karabakh
Turan news agency
26 Apr 04
Azerbaijani Defence Minister Safar Abiyev and Sir Brian Fall,
Britain’s special representative in the South Caucasus, today
discussed the military and political situation in the South Caucasus,
the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, Azerbaijani-NATO relations, as well
as military reforms.
The visitor said that the United Kingdom favoured the development of
military cooperation with Azerbaijan. Speaking about the Karabakh
conflict, Fall expressed the hope that the OSCE and other
international organizations would step up their efforts to settle the
conflict. At the same time, he pointed out the need to maintain the
cease-fire in the conflict zone.